Now that the kids are back in school, it’s time to not refresh your skills in preparation for the season of making! This week, we’re sharing some of our favorite downloadable guides and printable tutorials to help you brush up on your skills.
1Don’t Fear Free-Motion Quilting
Forget sending your quilts to the long-armer. This year, quilt it yourself! This guide shares plenty of tips for confidently quilting on your home machine.
2Beginner’s Guide to Sewing Professional-Quality Seams
From garments to pieced blocks, every stunning project starts with the perfect seam. Learn how to create seams like the pros with this free guide.
3Knitting Stitches You Need to Know
This guide has 18 pages packed with tutorials featuring seven stitches, from the basics (like garter, stockinette and seed stitch) to more decorative options (like waffle, kitchener, linen and bobble stitches).
4How to Finish Your Crochet With Confidence
Finish more crochet projects this fall with step-by-step tutorials for decorative edges, weaving in ends, joining your pieces, blocking and more..
5Embroidery Stitch Library
Refresh your hand embroidery skills! Get all the details on choosing your supplies, and then get to work with 10 stitch tutorials and plenty of inspiration.
6Jewelry Making Tips for Beginners
You can never have enough jewelry, so learn to make your own! These foolproof tips and tricks show you how to make your custom designs stand out from the rest.
7Fancy Folded Cards
Brush up on your card folding techniques in time for the holiday season and turn cards and gift tags into works of art.
8Baking Essentials for Beginners
Are you ready for baking season? School bake sales, Thanksgiving pies and Christmas cookies will be in your oven before you know it! Make sure you’re ready with this beginner’s guide.